Think God might be calling you to be a vicar?
Think you feel God prompting you to lead his church?
Think you are too young? Think again!
The Diocese of Winchester is working to encouraging Young people to people to explore their sense of calling and vocation.
If you or someone you know is 16-30 and interested in exploring a calling to ordination email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how to take the next step and hear from God.
Watch: Young clergy and ordinands talking about their call
Nicky, Andy, Amy, Will, Sarah and Jon talk about when they first sensed God calling them to ordination:
What would you say to someone thinking about ordination?
Nicky, Andy, Amy, Will, Sarah and Jon discuss great things about being young and getting ordained:
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- Young Clergy and Ordinands Talking about their Call
- What would you say to someone thinking about ordination?
- Great things about being young and getting ordained
We are working in partnership with the National Church on their new initiative http://www.callwaiting.org.uk/ to encourage gifted and committed young men and women to consider whether your calling from God is to become church leaders of the future.
We are also working with the CEMES project to provide 18-30 year olds the opportunity to study theology and experience the core of ministry within our parishes. See our CEMES page.
Below are three stories of young Ordinands and their journey as they explore their vocation.